Compare 2014 Lexus GS 450h vs 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Lexus GS 450h
2014 Chevrolet Malibu
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 29 34 $56,200 $60,430
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 25 36 $21,558 $22,340
4-Door Sedan LT 25 36 $22,547 $23,610
4-Door Sedan ECO 25 36 $24,777 $25,945
4-Door Sedan LTZ 25 36 $26,261 $27,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,200
$21,558
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,430
$22,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1007 / month
$372 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Chevy has taken a look elsewhere in its lineup, and in the market, and made the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu a stronger offering--with an emphasis on better gas mileage and more space.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.50
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99 100.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.10
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.10
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 55.00
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 36.80
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.00
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 54.30
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.50
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.60
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 62.00
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 107.80
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73.00
Track Width, Front (in)
62 62.20
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 NA
Length, Overall (in)
190.7 191.50
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 16.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.5 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 15.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.2
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.68
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPE
Front Tire Size
P225/50ZR17 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPE
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50ZR17 P215/60R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4190 3393
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4600 191 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LKW
Displacement
3.5 L/211 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
338 @ 6000 196 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas/Electric V-6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 25
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.64
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA MNH
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.58
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.91
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 450h Chevrolet Malibu
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.3
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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